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About LOisiveThe

Paris' original café tricot. Le premier café tricot Parisien.

New shop hours – Nouveaux horaires

C’est la rentrée ! L’OisiveThé has new shop hours for the fall. The tea house and yarn shop will welcome you from: Tuesday: 12h-15h Weds-Fri: 11h à 18h Sat & Sun: 11h à 18h Closed on Mondays

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L’OisiveThé’s Fall Accessory KAL 2014

Bonjour ! I would like to announce the fall accessory KAL for L’OisiveThé. We will be knitting the  Color Affection by Veera Välimäki . The Ultimate scarf/shawl combo that goes with every outfit as the colors combinations are endless and the garter stitch/striping …
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Brighton by Cécile Balladino, exclusive design for Unwind Brighton.

Here is a little preview of  Cécile Balladino‘s new crochet blanket design. Let me introduce you to Brighton: The crochet throw pattern and kit will be available with les 30 couleurs de Unicorn Tails de Madeline Tosh and three skeins of …
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Crochet class for May and June at L’Oisivethé

Want to start out the spring by learning to crochet with Cécile Balladino? The next crochet classes with Cécile will be: Friday May 23rd from 18h à 20h30 Saturday May 24th from 10h à 12h30 Friday June 20th from 18h à 20h30 Saturday June 21st  from 10h à 12h30 …
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Crochet classes with Cecile Balladino

  Contact me at loisivethe (at) for more details. Our classes are in French and in English. Native English speakers are welcome to join us ! Next classes with Cecile: May 23 from 18:00 – 20:30 May 24 from …
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Quince & Co Sparrow is here!

Je viens de recevoir Sparrow de Quince et Co dans la boutique. Un fil original… très agreable à travailler. Les detailes: 50g/la pelote. 168 yards (154 meters). 100% lin. Tricoter en aiguilles 3-3,25mm. Grosseur: Fingering weight (2ply). Je voulais tricoter un …
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Marie Claire Idées visits L’OisiveThé et Tricot.

Two weeks ago,  I had the pleasure of meeting the team from Marie Claire Idées at the tea house. They made a small video about our encounter. I was completely charmed by Diane and her cameraman. We had a lovely …
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Just before the summer holidays !

An event not to be missed on July 23 at L’OisiveThé. From 12-16h there will be a private sale of the following brands Dream in Color Lorna’s Laces Sweet Georgia Koigu ShiBui Knits 30-50% off  !!   And from 7pm-22pm …
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